Coke Copies Pepsi, Removes Potentially Harmful Ingredient from Sports Drink

Coke Copies Pepsi, Removes Potentially Harmful Ingredient from Sports Drink

The Coca Cola company is quietly removing brominated vegetable oil (BVO) from its Powerade line of sports drinks. The move comes only months after PepsiCo subsidiary Gatorade announced it will be removing BVO from its sport drink by the end … Continue reading

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Beyond BVO (Brominated Vegetable Oil) In Food Products

Beyond BVO (Brominated Vegetable Oil) In Food Products

This is a guest blog post by Melanie Warner Now that Pepsi has removed brominated vegetable oil from Gatorade, it’s worth asking: Why was it there in the first place? Here was an ingredient that raised red flags back in … Continue reading

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Gatorade to Remove Controversial Ingredient. Still Overmarketed, Unnecessary

Gatorade to Remove Controversial Ingredient. Still Overmarketed, Unnecessary

A first small step in a good direction? Gatorade is planning to remove a controversial ingredient, Brominated Vegetable Oil, from its beverages this year. Parent company PepsiCo says the change was in the works for the last year. But it … Continue reading

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